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Old 12-28-2012, 05:09 PM   #21
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I basically have my own RTI ramp at my house which is pretty nice. I'm pretty happy with the amount of travel on the truck now, but it's also making me nervous about running stock brake lines. Got an alignment today as well. Camber and toe came in just fine. However, the caster was giving the tech some issues. Seems that the bushing around the caster adjustment bolt was spinning causing some issues, but the truck drives great and actually handled a lot of the vibration issues I was getting





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Old 12-28-2012, 06:20 PM   #22
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Looking good, unless you buy new brake lines you can make a spacer to push the brake lines up.
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Looking good, unless you buy new brake lines you can make a spacer to push the brake lines up.
Okay cool. Will you be free on the 5th?
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Okay cool. Will you be free on the 5th?
I might be around. What els do you have to do?
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:40 PM   #25
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I might be around. What els do you have to do?
Well hopefully the bumper will be here. It shipped through Fastenal today so hopefully it will be here in a week

IF the bumper makes it, I'm hoping we can wire up the winch. If that gets done quickly, I'd like to pre-wire my light bar up to the headliner (leaving it disconnected from the battery obviously), so that when it is installed on the 9th I can do a quick solder job and it would be all done.
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Well hopefully the bumper will be here. It shipped through Fastenal today so hopefully it will be here in a week

IF the bumper makes it, I'm hoping we can wire up the winch. If that gets done quickly, I'd like to pre-wire my light bar up to the headliner (leaving it disconnected from the battery obviously), so that when it is installed on the 9th I can do a quick solder job and it would be all done.
Basic stuff then
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Basic stuff then
Yea should be pretty straight forward I think.
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:46 PM   #30
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Looking awesome so far man!
Thanks man!

Couple updates...

Here is the bumper


And here is the mock up of the roof mount for my 40" LED light bar...

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Going to drill into the roof to mount the led bar?
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Going to drill into the roof to mount the led bar?
Yup. It's being done by a professional (same guy whose making the mounts). I don't have those balls.
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Yup. It's being done by a professional (same guy whose making the mounts). I don't have those balls.
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Looks good, where you getting the funds to back the major overhaul of your truck lol

You're doing a complete 180 from where your truck was going, looking forward to seeing where this direction goes as well....
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Looks good, where you getting the funds to back the major overhaul of your truck lol

You're doing a complete 180 from where your truck was going, looking forward to seeing where this direction goes as well....
Sold my motorcycle. Didn't want to take it to Cali and it would just sit during training anyway so I decide to get rid of it while it still had a lot of value. On an ROTC scholarship, get paid $400 a month through my stipend, so I really have no expenses.
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Stopped by Fastenal because they don't have tracking information available online or anything. The bumper didn't leave Cali until last night and they're expecting it to take a week to a week and a half to get here.

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My newest acquirement for the trip. I'll be going through the Utah CCW course before the trip to be able to carry in the states we will be traveling.

Springfield XDM .40 4.5"



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Got the bumper and winch on today...

Coil (Silver07taco) destroying my truck



Remote mounted solenoid



Siliconing all the contacts to prevent moisture issues



All bolted up

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Looks good!
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Looks good!
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